Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 26, 2014


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August 26, 204






Literal translation of the Latin: We are not at all able to measure the love of God, since indeed it is beyond measure!

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Amorem
The Love
acc. sing. masc. noun
amor, amoris
Dei
of God
gen. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei
metiri
to measure
pres. inf. of deponent verb
metior, metiri, mensum
haud
not at all

adv.
possumus
We are able
1st pers. pl. pres. act. ind. verb
possum, posse, potui
siquidem
since indeed

conj.
supra
beyond
Prep. + acc.

modum
measure
acc. sing. masc. noun
modus, modi
est
(it) is
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
 

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